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PSP discontinued in Japan just shy of its 10th birthday

And now the end is near, and so the PlayStation Portable faces the final curtain. The Sony handheld says sayonara to Japan later this month, when shipments to the country's stores will officially end. Sony announced the news today, noting it discontinued North American shipments back in January....

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Sony announces PS4 sales total 2.1 million, 700K in Europe, Australasia

Sony announced this morning that PlayStation 4 sales exceed 2.1 million as of December 1, with 700,000 consoles sold across Europe and Australasia across their launch weekends. The number is again stipulated as sell-through, meaning it represents units sold to customers rather than retailers, as...

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 corners the Americas in September

North, Central, and South America net the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 on September 24, matching the street date of rival FIFA 14. Konami's latest soccer sim iteration is also coming to PC and PSP - yes, PSP - and going by traditions those entries should arrive a little...

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Sony abre el 'PlayStation Blog' para América Latina

Despite already having a Spanish language version of the PlayStation Blog, Sony today announced plans for the official company blog to extend into Latin America. Unlike the Spanish language version, however, the Latin American version will directly target Central and South American PlayStation...

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Sony's Mark Stanley explains PlayStation's Latin American ambitions

"The type of growth we're experiencing in Latin America, you don't see it anywhere else in the world right now," Sony's Mark Stanley told IndustryGamers. "That's key for the company as SCEI, as a global company. We've only begun to tap into the full potential in the region. Our sales and our growth...

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PlayStation Move is for babies, first official Latin American ad suggests

Okay, maybe not just babies -- but kids at heart. Adults with baby heads is apparently the image Sony wants to promote for its first-ever advertising campaign for Latin America....

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Killzone 3 and inFamous 2 being 'fully localized' for Latin America

Sony will release "fully localized" versions of Killzone 3 (in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese) and inFamous 2 (in Spanish) in Latin America next year. According to the company, the localization will include "actors, action, dialog, effects and every inch of gameplay." We have no idea how "action"...

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Starcraft 2 offering subscription plans in Latin America, Asia and Russia

Plans for a subscription-based StarCraft 2 are in the works for Latin America, Asia and Russia. While US gamers will only pay a one-time fee to start harvesting Vespene Gas on July 27, players abroad will be offered two different ways to play: subscription or an all-access fee. A press release...

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Sony of America expands into other half of America [update]

In an attempt to finally give some attention to an entire continent traditionally devoid of official involvement from video game companies in general, Sony today announced its intentions to expand into South Latin America. This expansion brings with it access to the Playstation Network (though...

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Nintendo's next stop: Latin America

With Nintendo having a large share of the market in North America, Europe and Japan, it's now formulating a strategy to get its hands on as many slices of the pie down in Latin America. This new marketing campaign will target non-core gamers and kick off sometime before the busy Christmas season....

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